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Goldfish Genius, by Sam Wilson, Thea Nicole de Klerk and Chenél Ferreira

Neo’s new goldfish is a genius. But when Neo goes outside to play, the goldfish tries to follow her and ends up going on an incredible adventure.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town on 19 November 2016 by Sam Wilson (writer), Thea Nicole de Klerk (illustrator) and Chenél Ferreira (designer). Edited by Ester Levinrad.

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Springloaded, by Thea Nicole de Klerk, Sam Wilson and Chenél Ferreira

Neo’s father is an inventor. When he invents a helicopter hat and flies away, Neo decides to make an invention of her own.

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 5 March 2016 by Thea Nicole de Klerk (illustrator), Sam Wilson (writer), and Chenél Ferreira (designer)

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The Elephant in the Room, by Sam Wilson, Michael Tymbios and Thomas Pepler

Lindi finds a very large elephant in her room. But is it really there if no one else believes in it?

Created at Book Dash Cape Town 28 June 2014 by Michael Tymbios (illustrator), Sam Wilson (writer), Thomas Pepler and Arthur Attwell (designers)

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Book Dash Cape Town, 5 March 2016

On Saturday 5 March, teams of professional writers, illustrators and designers gathered at Cape Town’s Centre for the Book to create beautiful children’s books in just twelve hours.

The books they created together are their gift to the world, and can be freely printed and distributed by anyone. Read this account of the day by volunteer Helen Moffett, listen below to the documentary of the day produced by Nancy Richards or view the gorgeous photos from the day, taken by the talented Marilet of The Lion and the Lady photography.

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Book Dash Cape Town, 28 June 2014

Our second Book Dash saw ten teams working for 12 hours at Cape Town Central Library. The space buzzed with creative energy as each team created a story from scratch.

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